2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#318 Ranked #406 last year
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Initial investment
$118K - $149K
Units as of 2020
249 19.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Mr. Handyman is part of the Service Brands International franchise system, which also includes Molly Maid and ProTect Painters. Franchising began in 2000, and franchisees offer handyman services, including insulation installation, bathroom repairs, carpentry, home maintenance, drywall service, deck repairs and more.

About Mr. Handyman

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
2000
Parent Company
Neighborly
Leadership
J.B. Sassano, Brand President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2000 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ
900
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
249 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3948 Ranchero Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Mr. Handyman franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$59,900
Initial Investment
$117,500 - $149,100
Veteran Incentives
15% off minimum franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Mr. Handyman has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
2-3 days
Classroom Training
34-41 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #318

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #99

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #58

Top Franchises for Less Than $150,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021